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Software Architect

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We are looking for a star technologist to inspire a group of great developers on a cloud platform that really impacts the world-wide internet traffic. The position is targeted for individuals that are inspired by technology want to be hands-on and have the capacity to see the big picture and provide the right solution. The technical challenges are including design and development of functionality by and on top of core Akamai CDN, tackling the complexities of large-scale system and work in collaboration with other engineering organization in order to drive right technological approaches to make the Internet faster and more reliable.

About the Team:

The team is part of the Web Division, which is responsible for technologies that power
our Content Delivery and Site Acceleration Products. These include: the Core CDN, Edge Computing, and the Dynamic Site Accelerator. These systems improve the speed and reliability of websites and applications running over various networking environments. By leveraging Akamai’s global Internet deployment, we can solve unique technological issues and deliver an unprecedented functionality beyond
the limitations of base networking.


Envision innovative solutions for the challenges we need to tackle
Go home with the problem and return the next day with a solution
Become the de-facto technology expert for a group of top notch developers who are very immersed in the relevant technologies
Think simple!
Live in the world of a 24/7 Service, delivering releases on a frequent cycle.
Collaborate with the different product teams that are your customers .
Collaborate with the product team on a global basis to supply integrative solution.
Lead the designs for new functionalities and products in complicated large-scale system.
Basic Qualifications:

Proven experience as a Leading Software Architect in a large corporation-Must!
A least 5 years of proven experience as a software engineer in an array of different fields and technologies
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
Experience in Network oriented products.
Experience in developing Large Scale System
2 years experience as a C++ software engineer - Advantage
Quick learning skills and implementation capabilities along with high creativity.
Be adaptable and able to pick up new technologies
Top notch English Writing and Verbal abilities
Self Managed
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in distributed systems
Experience in distributed engineering organization environment

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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